Wilderness Trail Temporarily Closed During the Week Beginning Jan. 19 - Meramec State Park

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Beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 19, the Wilderness Trail will be temporarily closed during the week to allow for sampling for chronic wasting disease (CWD). Staff from the Missouri Department of Conservation will be shooting on the trail from noon on Monday through noon on Friday. The trail will be open to visitors from Friday afternoon through Monday morning. 

The trail will reopen for daily use once the MDC has obtained its allotted number of deer.           

Active Dates

Jan 15, 2021 until further notice

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